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The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.
A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.
Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories,
The Case for an Early Buyout

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Starting a new business is an emotional roller coaster. That's why it helps to make a living out of what you love. Here's how to get there.
Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

No idea, no problem. Platforms like Upstart and Pave allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund from accredited investors in exchange for a small cut of their future incomes.
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

Don't over-think it: Embrace your inner 5-year-old and go with your gut.
5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.
Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

How to understand venture capital's herd mentality.
How to Survive Your First 100 Days of App Development

How to Survive Your First 100 Days of App Development

Getting an app off the ground isn't easy. Here are five steps to help make your first hundred days more manageable.
Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

For our series College Treps, founder of real estate software company Rivolix offers up advice on what aspiring entrepreneurs should do when starting up.
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
How to Start a Business in 10 Days

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

Our hyper-intense, super-condensed guide to launching a new profitable business.
The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

So many of today's most successful innovations were started by young entrepreneurs -- from Facebook to Google to Microsoft. Did you miss your innovation window?
3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider.
6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Celebrate all things entrepreneurial at Denver Startup Week, the Be Great Fest promotes LA startup ecosystem, practice your public speaking at Impact Hub, unleash your social media super-powers at the Social Media Strategies Summit . . . This week's notable news and startup events.
3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Starting your own business couldn't be a better idea with these three factors lined up for you.
4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

Before pumping every last dime and ounce of sweat into launching your business idea, test it out with these four strategies.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.

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